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'Why were you looking at that girl?'

DEFINITION: n. A person who wants to monopolize all of someone's love and tries to prevent them from sharing it with others.v. To monopolize someone's love.

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Occupassion

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: OCCUpy+PASSION

Sentence: Almost leech-like, she was consumed with being my occupassion, even closely following my eyes trying to see what or who I was looking at, besides her.

Etymology: OCCUpy+PASSION

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Programouriste

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: proh GRAM-oor-IS-teh

Sentence: Roxie was starting to think that a "binary" approach was needed to have Bob's love 24/7. Computer savy, she thought that a amicrochip behind the ear might just do the job.(Look how intensely she's studying his ear) An amonopolist she was; an enthralling programouriste she planned to be. Watch out Bob! Remember today's science fiction is tomorrow's reality.

Etymology: PROGRAM: To train to perform automatically in a desired way; to train to behave in a predetermined way; a systematic plan for the automatic solution of a problem by a computer. AMOUR: love or desire," from Anglo-Fr. + ISTE: one who practices (the Old French form.)

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very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-24: 16:12:00

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Mugwuv

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: MUG-wub

Sentence: When Clarence scolded her for kissing her brother, Serena knew he was a mugwuv, and told him to take a hike.

Etymology: mug-to steal, wuv, mugwump

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Sin-wat

Created by: vonnegut

Pronunciation: sin-wat

Sentence: "As your husband, I'll want all your love for myself." She stared at me with widening eyes. "A sin-wat!"... "I will not marry a sin-wat." She stood. "Goodbye." "Good-bye?" I was crushed.

Etymology: Created by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., for Cat's Cradle, published in 1963.

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Ballsermina

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: balls/ur/mee/na

Sentence: Jill kept Stew on a very short leash and told any interested persons that Stew's ballsermina

Etymology: ballerina + balls are mine

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I like the fact that at first glance, this word looks dainty, delicate, and dancing; totally contrary to the demon it actually is. Good job! - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-17: 18:03:00

Wow - thanks Purpleartichokes - high praise from a verbotomy guru - porsche, 2007-04-18: 09:21:00

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Smotherhalf

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: smuth-er-half

Sentence: Bill's possessiveness meant he wasn't good boyfriend material. Pity the poor girl whose smotherhalf he was.

Etymology: smother (to suffocate) + other half (expression meaning one's partner or spouse)

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Kisswurst

Created by: thefreewheeler

Pronunciation: kiss worst

Sentence: I thought Mandy would be cool about me chatting with my old co-worker Lyndsy, but she turned out to be a real kisswurst.

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Dearanny

Created by: lauramy

Pronunciation: deer-uh-nee

Sentence: When she hired a spy to watch my every move, I knew her love had become an unbearable dearanny.

Etymology: dear + tyranny

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Sichuannabe

Created by: susanqtips

Pronunciation: sedj WAH nah bee

Sentence: I can not master the art of Chinese cooking, so I am just a sichuannabe

Etymology: Chinese province of Sichuan combined with "street" term wannabe (want to be)

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Attentioneer

Created by: javex

Pronunciation: Uh-ten-shun-eer

Sentence: Look, I'd love to stay and talk with you, but my attentioneer of a wife is running over here, and she doesn't really look too happy...

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Bleachy keen, Javex! - Nosila, 2009-11-03: 23:44:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-17: 04:50:00
Today's definition was suggested by Kurt Vonnegut and first appeared in his novel Cat's Cradle.
Thank you Mr. Vonnegut! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-18: 02:28:00
See the top 4 words of the day at Why were you looking at that girl? ~ James

- 2008-04-20: 01:04:00
good stuffing

- 2008-04-20: 01:08:00
hairy!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-06-24: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Kurt Vonnegut and first appeared in his novel Cat's Cradle.
Thank you Mr. Vonnegut! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-03: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by vonnegut. Thank you vonnegut. ~ James

lumina - 2009-11-04: 17:09:00
Thanks for the welcome back Nos. Totally forgot about this fun place. Time to sharpen my verbotomizing skills again. Helloooo methrohumanx!